Instrument : Surface Meteorological Instruments for TWP (SMET)

Instrument Categories
Surface Meteorology

Picture of the Surface Meteorology (SMET)

General Overview

The TWP Surface Meteorology station (SMET) uses mainly conventional in situ sensors to obtain 1-minute statistics of surface wind speed, wind direction, air temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure, and rain-rate.

Output Datastreams

  • smet60s : Surface Meteorology (SMET) station: 60-second meterological data

Primary Measurements

The following measurements are those considered scientifically relevant.


Tropical Western Pacific
TWPC1 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Manus I., PNG retired
TWPC2 Browse DataCentral Facility, Nauru Island retired
TWPC3 Browse Data Browse PlotsCentral Facility, Darwin, Australia retired
 retired = Originating instrument has been retired at this location


Jenni Kyrouac
Argonne National Laboratory